Our Story: MedCompanion®'s Vision for All
In today's whirlwind of life, navigating the maze of healthcare can be daunting. Whether you're a devoted family member, an on-the-go professional, or a young individual stepping into the world of personal health, the path can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. We recognize the challenges of staying present and informed, especially when life's many demands and global hurdles make it even harder to remain connected.
Medical appointments are pivotal moments to seek clarity and get essential answers. Yet, with healthcare professionals juggling numerous responsibilities, and the whirlwind of information during visits, it's easy to miss out on crucial details, questions, and next steps. This is where MedCompanion® shines. We're your beacon in the healthcare system, ensuring you capture every detail, every question, and every actionable insight from your appointments. Let us shoulder the intricacies so you can prioritize your health and well-being at all times.
We genuinely grasp the weight of the healthcare journey and are dedicated to simplifying it for you. Our aim is to stand as your reliable ally, ensuring uninterrupted communication and unwavering support at every juncture. With our secure, privacy-focused app, a committed MedCompanion® is always ready to join you or your loved ones during medical visits, ensuring every detail is noted, every question is addressed, and your needs are always front and center. After each appointment, a comprehensive summary awaits you in our app, and we're always on standby for any subsequent medical needs; may it be scheduling additional appointments, coaching to hit your healthcare goals, supporting you through action items and accountability, and so much more.
MedCompanion®'s inception was deeply rooted in personal experiences, and our passion is to offer that same depth of care and understanding to everyone embarking on their healthcare voyage. Whether you're a bustling professional, someone adjusting to a new health diagnosis, or a young soul exploring healthcare, we're by your side.
Discover how MedCompanion® can be your trusted healthcare partner. With us by your side, you'll never have to face your healthcare journey alone.
Our mission is to provide a seamless healthcare experience tailored to your individual needs, empowering all seeking a trusted health advocate. We commit to excellence, instilling confidence and peace of mind throughout your health journey.
Our vision is to reshape healthcare with a holistic, patient-centric approach, providing unmatched personalized guidance that empowers every individual and family to journey through health with renewed confidence and well-being.
Our Core Values
At MedCompanion®, our executive team comprises a remarkable group of experienced, compassionate, and diverse individuals. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, each member brings substantial expertise in the healthcare field to the table. United by a shared mission, they are wholeheartedly committed to improving the lives of patients and families worldwide.
With their unwavering dedication and collective experience, our executive team is at the forefront of driving the MedCompanion® mission forward, ensuring that healthcare experiences are enhanced, and lives are positively impacted.
Meet The Team
Marly Brodsky is the CEO and founder of MedCompanion LLC, a platform that provides comprehensive solutions to improve patients' healthcare experiences. With her 16 years of experience in the healthcare industry and passion for public health advocacy, she left her executive role to become an entrepreneur. The loss of her grandmother to breast cancer in 2020 urged Marly to address the complexities patients face within the healthcare system. With over a decade of experience in medical scribing, she designed MedCompanion to merge the roles of medical transcriptionist, care navigator, and health coach to provide support for patients. Marly's stay with the Ngobe-Bugle tribe in Panama for two months in 2009 deepened her understanding of global health disparities. During her stay, she learned about the impact of limited healthcare access on overall health. She has since been dedicated to educating the native population about common health ailments and preventive measures. She has even extended her reach as a guest lecturer at the Women's and Children's Hospital in David, Panama. Marly holds a Bachelor's of Science in Public Health from San Diego State University and an MBA focused on Organizational Leadership from Rutgers University. She is also an active philanthropist, dedicating significant time and effort to aid native tribes and low-income communities in Panama. As a consultant, Marly uses her business acumen to provide scalable solutions that have led numerous companies to triple their profit margins. Overall, Marly Brodsky is not only a leader but also a game-changer, committed to transforming the healthcare landscape one patient at a time.
Stephanie Suarez Gonzalez is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of MedCompanion, where she is deeply committed to driving healthcare innovation and delivering exceptional support to patients throughout their healthcare journey. With a background in public health, Stephanie brings unique insights and an acute understanding of the complex challenges that patients face. Her goal is to make healthcare more accessible and effective for everyone. Within the framework of MedCompanion, Stephanie oversees a range of important services, including patient navigation, accurate transcription, and personalized health coaching. Her ultimate goal is to simplify the complex healthcare system and reduce the burden on patients, enabling them to focus on their health with greater confidence. Stephanie’s expertise in healthcare goes beyond just improving the patient experience. She focuses on creating a holistic approach that benefits everyone involved in the healthcare mechanism. Her initiatives streamline procedures, refine operational efficiency and ultimately enhance the quality of care received by patients. Not only does she foster a smoother patient experience, but she also has a positive impact on healthcare providers by helping them provide better care. Stephanie Suarez Gonzalez is leading MedCompanion towards the forefront of patient care and the refinement of the healthcare system. Her unwavering dedication and instrumental role in shaping MedCompanion highlights her commitment to revolutionizing the healthcare paradigm. Amidst the complexities of the healthcare sector, Stephanie serves as a prime example of patient-centric innovation, guiding us towards a more compassionate and effective healthcare system.
Dr. Richard Brodsky is a board certified Pediatric Emergency Physician who currently practices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now known as Rutgers Medical School) before completing his pediatric residency at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Afterwards, he spent three years in Emergency Medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Brodsky has extensive experience practicing Pediatric Emergency Medicine in multiple different communities and environments, from urban inner-city emergency departments to more rural neighborhoods. He currently practices at an academic teaching hospital where he enjoys training the next generation of pediatricians. He has a strong interest in Telemedicine and Telehealth Services in emergency settings and has developed several programs to support emergency physicians remotely during the pandemic. In addition, he enjoys outreach work in Panama where he has taught the native population about common childhood illnesses and also lectured at the Women’s and Children’s hospital in David.